EPM System Analyst


Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time



Technology & Development

Job Description:

What’s it all about?

This role sits in Europe Finance Systems Technology team, which is part of the ABK Enterprise Apps function, reporting to the Finance Systems Director.

You will be responsible for support of Activision Blizzard’s Planning, Reporting, Profitability applications, and development of new features to meet the needs of our finance users.

The ideal candidate will need to develop a strong understanding of ABK financial systems and their use, the ability to work with cross-functional teams, manage within tight deadlines, exemplify excellent problem-solving skills, demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and implement processes to improve operational efficiency, all with a strong sense of ownership and urgency

What we expect of you, day to day

Collaborate with the various Europe Finance teams to ensure their standard business processes are complete and accurate while adhering to tight timelines.

Develop and/or modify scripts, business rules, Planning forms, data maps and SQL codes as part of system improvements and redesigns

Create and/or modify data integration rules, data maps, and perform data loads and exports that are required in maintaining our systems status

Supports the delivery of global EPM projects for Europe including user requirements, training, and testing activities.

Support the delivery of rapid prototyping solutions and POC to aid the delivery of business changes.

Support the management and delivery of ongoing system configurations, releases, and upgrades in the cloud solution.

Assist B.I. teams with ongoing support and development for TM1 solutions


Thinking about careers differently...

At ABK, we are passionate to offer our employees compelling career growth opportunities. As such, even if you do not have experience of this function there could be skills or experiences, which would transfer well.

For this role, the key skills required are:

  • Expert knowledge of EPM financial systems suite in particular Oracle applications.
  • Functional understanding of finance processes, including Planning, Close and Consolidation and Financial reporting.
  • Strong technical skills including writing/creating scripts, business rules, EPM Automate automation scripts, data integration rules, report scripts, web forms, financial reports, automation packages using EPM Automate
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent technical systems knowledge including broad understanding of developments in tools and trends within cloud-based Finance systems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent written, oral, listening, and presentational skills and ability to work well under pressure and interact at all levels as a thought partner
  • Welcomes challenging/complex projects and demonstrates self as a change agent with an ability for working "smarter not harder" by making continuous improvement to the efficiency of processes they contributes to
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Our World

Our office in London has free food, free drinks, and an on-site gym!

Don’t meet every requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification in the job posting. At ABK, we believe in equal opportunity and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, so we strongly encourage you to apply even if you don’t believe you meet every qualification outlined. We also do our best to ensure all applications received are responded to. Furthermore, if you have an Accommodation Request, please let us know.

About King

King is the game developer behind the world-famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top-grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid-core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications need to be in English.
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